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  Topic: And so it begins - Subaru EJ22 in a 1984 Transporter
ChesterKV

Replies: 473
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:57 pm   Subject: Re: And so it begins - Subaru EJ22 in a 1984 Transporter
Thank you Chester, exactly what I needed! Soon to CARB my new to me AZ registered Subie 2.2 conversion. I have a number of things to do - intake has been off and repainted while I clean up a number of ...
  Topic: 2.5 subaru in California
ChesterKV

Replies: 17
Views: 3854

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:46 pm   Subject: Re: 2.5 subaru in California
I have heard that its hard to register a Vanagon with a 2.5 engine in California. My two friends with repair shops in the Bay Area can't see why they couldn't smog it. How do you get around the rules? ...
  Topic: Shadow Photography
ChesterKV

Replies: 674
Views: 76352

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:57 pm   Subject: Shadow Photography
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y231/Freakness/1987%20MR2/verticalofMR2andmeatLagunaSeca-1.jpg






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  Topic: Near Death Experience..long post.
ChesterKV

Replies: 25
Views: 3362

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:53 pm   Subject: Near Death Experience..long post.
... i'm sad to say that the only reason we adopted this safety program in the first place was because once we started getting larger...



Isn't this what you really meant to say ? Shocked

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  Topic: And so it begins - Subaru EJ22 in a 1984 Transporter
ChesterKV

Replies: 473
Views: 311522

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:47 pm   Subject: And so it begins - Subaru EJ22 in a 1984 Transporter
Well now that this thread has been brought back from the dead I have a few questions.

I'm very seriously considering this swap for my early split but (shhhh, don't tell anyone!!! Laughing ) From what ...
  Topic: New here, DeLorean owner.
ChesterKV

Replies: 39
Views: 4321

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:31 pm   Subject: New here, DeLorean owner.
About three days ago I was driving in Berkeley and saw a red Delorean pass by. I thought, "why is it painted?"


About three years ago I was working for a guy that collects stuff and he ...
  Topic: firefox and ie crashing
ChesterKV

Replies: 25
Views: 2857

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:50 pm   Subject: firefox and ie crashing
Download and run SpyBot. It'll pick up things AVG doesn't and vice-versa.

Also, find, download, and run, a winsock restoration utility.






- Chester
  Topic: tiico vs. gowesty
ChesterKV

Replies: 44
Views: 18712

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:24 am   Subject: tiico vs. gowesty
Reviving this topic with a reliability Question.

i saw a few people ask about long term reliability of the gowesty 2.2 or bigger.

any members have the motor installed for over a year?


chest ...
  Topic: 2.2 Vanaru A/C
ChesterKV

Replies: 7
Views: 1613

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:48 am   Subject: Re: 2.2 Vanaru A/C
Picking up a 1990 Carat W 2.2 subaru engine tommaro
all conversions are complete except the A/C lines are not
there. Any one make conversion hoses.
Also the Tacometer bounces around.
Any help tha ...
  Topic: Any Subaru owners out there???
ChesterKV

Replies: 36
Views: 4432

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:17 am   Subject: Any Subaru owners out there???
Thanks for all the info! I guess I'm looking at the correct vehicle for her. This isn't a college car, shes graduating this summer. My wife wants her surrounded by air bags, so I'm not sure what the s ...
  Topic: Syncro? What is it?
ChesterKV

Replies: 4
Views: 827

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 5:08 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro? What is it?
A syncro vanagon is an awd. Some folks add a decoupler to allow for switching between 2wd and awd. And westies can come as as syncro.

Forgot about that option.


- Chester
  Topic: Syncro? What is it?
ChesterKV

Replies: 4
Views: 827

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 4:57 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro? What is it?
Can you have a Westy and it be Syncro?





Yes, and you just picked the most expensive combination. Wink



This is what a Volkswagen Syncro can do and a standard rear-wheel drive model ...
  Topic: New House, No Garage - Am I Crazy?
ChesterKV

Replies: 25
Views: 2520

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:20 am   Subject: New House, No Garage - Am I Crazy?
Dude,

You are going to regret it BIG TIME.




- Chester
  Topic: 2.1 WBX Death
ChesterKV

Replies: 3
Views: 963

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:40 am   Subject: 2.1 WBX Death
The only person qualified and obligated to find out is your mechanic/guru.

Let us know what he finds.



- Chester
  Topic: Computer Help: Trojan Horse removal
ChesterKV

Replies: 20
Views: 3717

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:59 am   Subject: Computer Help: Trojan Horse removal
Will do the Malware deal...
I know just enough about computers to really screw one up. Can you guys talk me through the formatting and rebuild/reboot process in a way that an idiot can understand an ...
  Topic: Any problems with the 1989 EJ22?
ChesterKV

Replies: 10
Views: 1661

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:53 am   Subject: Any problems with the 1989 EJ22?
I believe that the car in question is a 1990 model first sold in 1989. Nothing unusual about that of course. The general consensus is to avoid the 1990 because of the oil ring issue but a lot of peo ...
  Topic: Am I Crazy, Stupid, or Both?
ChesterKV

Replies: 20
Views: 2732

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:33 pm   Subject: Am I Crazy, Stupid, or Both?
If you can read english good....


Loved it.



- Chester
  Topic: Poll: How many of us on The Samba do not own a Vanagon?
ChesterKV

Replies: 22
Views: 2300

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:26 pm   Subject: Poll: How many of us on The Samba do not own a Vanagon?
I had one and MIGHT get another one within the next few years.

Meh.... not a priority at all for me at the moment.






- Chester
  Topic: Red blinky temperature light....wtf?!?
ChesterKV

Replies: 11
Views: 1850

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:08 am   Subject: Red blinky temperature light....wtf?!?
Aha, very good, that I can do.
I really need a manual.
(but I have another thread started for that)


Dude, if you're in San Luis Obispo you can just drive over to GoWesty in Los Osos and buy th ...
  Topic: Good Stories
ChesterKV

Replies: 3
Views: 1045

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:41 am   Subject: Good Stories
I bought my '84 sunroof in late '97 with 85k miles on the 1.9 motor. For ten years I drove the hell out of it using it in construction. It's been loaded with TWO TONS of debris (barely moved but it ...
 
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